The program was presented by these women on “Preserving our Cultural Heritage-History of Basketry.” Both Miss Jean and Miss Sarah had made some of the baskets. A fine variety of baskets, both antique and precious and newer and functional, was shown and discussed.
Other members also brought baskets and each one shared its special features and history. Jocile Pillow's story of her Easter basket from her childhood was especially touching.
Each member left with a stronger appreciation for this creative and still ongoing art. Much of today's basketry provides a decorative element in many homes, rather than for actual, functional purposes.
Corinth Homemakers gladly welcomes new members. Our June meeting is scheduled for June 21, the first day of summer.